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Aeris Resources ASX:AIS Stock Report

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24 Sep, 2022


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AIS fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth5/6
Past Performance1/6
Financial Health6/6

AIS Stock Overview

Aeris Resources Limited, together with its subsidiaries, produces and sells copper, gold, and silver products.

Aeris Resources Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Aeris Resources
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceAU$0.46
52 Week HighAU$1.47
52 Week LowAU$0.40
1 Month Change-5.21%
3 Month Change-8.45%
1 Year Change-61.77%
3 Year Change12.07%
5 Year Change-10.96%
Change since IPO-99.07%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

AISAU Metals and MiningAU Market

Return vs Industry: AIS underperformed the Australian Metals and Mining industry which returned 2.1% over the past year.

Return vs Market: AIS underperformed the Australian Market which returned -11% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is AIS's price volatile compared to industry and market?
AIS volatility
AIS Average Weekly Movement10.9%
Metals and Mining Industry Average Movement11.4%
Market Average Movement9.6%
10% most volatile stocks in AU Market16.9%
10% least volatile stocks in AU Market4.3%

Stable Share Price: AIS is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 11% a week.

Volatility Over Time: AIS's weekly volatility (11%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

2010n/aWillie Labuschagne

Aeris Resources Limited, together with its subsidiaries, produces and sells copper, gold, and silver products. The company also explores for copper, zinc, and gold deposits. Its primary operating assets include the Tritton Copper Operations located near the town of Nyngan in central New South Wales; and Cracow Gold Operations situated near the town of Theodore in Central Queensland.

Aeris Resources Fundamentals Summary

How do Aeris Resources's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
AIS fundamental statistics
Market CapAU$314.38m
Earnings (TTM)AU$6.01m
Revenue (TTM)AU$386.59m


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
AIS income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueAU$353.44m
Gross ProfitAU$33.15m
Other ExpensesAU$27.14m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)0.0087
Gross Margin8.58%
Net Profit Margin1.55%
Debt/Equity Ratio0.1%

How did AIS perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is AIS undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 2/6

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • Analyst Forecast

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for AIS?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

AIS key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue0.5x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA2.2x
PEG Ratio0.9x

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does AIS's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

AIS PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for AIS vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average12.7x
SFR Sandfire Resources
OZL OZ Minerals
TIG Tigers Realm Coal
AIS Aeris Resources

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: AIS is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (52.4x) compared to the peer average (12.7x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does AIS's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the AU Metals and Mining Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: AIS is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (52.4x) compared to the Australian Metals and Mining industry average (8.5x)

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is AIS's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

AIS PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio52.4x
Fair PE Ratio46.2x

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: AIS is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (52.4x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (46.2x).

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of AIS when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: AIS (A$0.46) is trading below our estimate of fair value (A$0.74)

Significantly Below Fair Value: AIS is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Analyst Price Targets

What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?

Analyst Forecast: Target price is more than 20% higher than the current share price, but there are not enough analysts covering the stock to determine statistical confidence in agreement.

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Future Growth

How is Aeris Resources forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 5/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: AIS's forecast earnings growth (61.6% per year) is above the savings rate (1.8%).

Earnings vs Market: AIS's earnings (61.6% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Australian market (6.6% per year).

High Growth Earnings: AIS's earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: AIS's revenue (16% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Australian market (3.7% per year).

High Growth Revenue: AIS's revenue (16% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: AIS's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (26%)

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Past Performance

How has Aeris Resources performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 1/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: AIS has a high level of non-cash earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: AIS's current net profit margins (1.6%) are lower than last year (14.2%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: AIS has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 19.3% per year.

Accelerating Growth: AIS's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: AIS had negative earnings growth (-90.2%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Metals and Mining industry average (33.8%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: AIS's Return on Equity (2.1%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is Aeris Resources's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 6/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: AIS's short term assets (A$178.8M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$86.1M).

Long Term Liabilities: AIS's short term assets (A$178.8M) exceed its long term liabilities (A$64.1M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: AIS has more cash than its total debt.

Reducing Debt: AIS's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 25278% to 0.1% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: AIS's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (25977.7%).

Interest Coverage: AIS's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (3.7x coverage).

Balance Sheet

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What is Aeris Resources's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate AIS's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate AIS's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if AIS's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if AIS's dividend payments have been increasing.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: AIS is not paying a notable dividend for the Australian market.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as AIS has not reported any payouts.

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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average management tenure


Willie Labuschagne (55 yo)





Mr. Willie Andre Labuschagne, B.Comm, has been an Independent Director of Magontec Limited since May 04, 2022. He had been a Non-Executive Director of Magontec Limited since January 22, 2014 until May 04,...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Willie's total compensation ($USD829.20K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD606.36K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Willie's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: AIS's management team is seasoned and experienced (9.2 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: AIS's board of directors are considered experienced (5.8 years average tenure).


Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.

Recent Insider Transactions

ASX:AIS Recent Insider Transactions by Companies or Individuals
DateValueNameEntityRoleSharesMax Price
01 Jul 22SellAU$4,541,333Perennial Value Management LimitedCompany8,280,411.86AU$0.55
29 Jun 22BuyAU$3,861,828Perennial Value Management LimitedCompany6,972,066.43AU$0.55
24 May 22BuyAU$18,703,415Perennial Value Management LimitedCompany27,499,873.01AU$0.74
18 May 22SellAU$419,640Morgan Stanley, Investment Banking and Brokerage InvestmentsCompany565,381.14AU$0.74
11 May 22BuyAU$35,281Morgan Stanley, Investment Banking and Brokerage InvestmentsCompany37,084.57AU$0.95
09 May 22SellAU$1,259,983First Sentier Investors (Australia) IM LtdCompany1,714,285.71AU$0.73
09 May 22BuyAU$15,543,365Tudor Court LimitedCompany14,827,014.15AU$1.31
09 May 22BuyAU$5,303,790First Sentier Investors (Australia) IM LtdCompany5,422,670.29AU$5.14
31 Mar 22BuyAU$730,934First Sentier Investors (Australia) IM LtdCompany694,703.14AU$1.11

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been substantially diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 116.9%.

Top Shareholders

Top 25 shareholders own 59.01% of the company
OwnershipNameSharesCurrent ValueChange %Portfolio %
Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Company Limited
209,523,810A$95.3m0%no data
Tudor Court Limited
68,322,301A$31.1m0%no data
Paradice Investment Management Pty Ltd.
First Sentier Investors (Australia) IM Ltd
DGJ Keet Investments Limited
15,328,537A$7.0m0%no data
PAG Holdings Limited
13,550,133A$6.2m0%no data
Colonial First State Investments Limited
Mirae Asset Global Investments Co., Ltd
5,778,474A$2.6m1.57%no data
Willie Labuschagne
5,714,892A$2.6m0%no data
Darrell James Properties Pty Ltd.
4,285,714A$1.9m0%no data
Robert Brainsbury
3,264,792A$1.5m150.09%no data
Invesco Ltd.
2,828,700A$1.3m0%no data
Morgan Stanley, Investment Banking and Brokerage Investments
2,155,186A$980.6k-62.28%no data
Brazil Farming Pty Ltd, Asset Management Arm
1832 Asset Management L.P.
1,977,141A$899.6k0%no data
Glencore plc
1,878,759A$854.8k0%no data
Ian Sheppard
1,731,162A$787.7k0%no data
KONTOR STÖWER Asset Management GmbH
Kenneth Hall
1,285,714A$585.0k0%no data
Andrew Ferguson
1,000,000A$455.0k0%no data
Bastiaan Scheepers
904,716A$411.6k0%no data
Australian Executor Trustees Limited, Asset Management Arm
Robert Millner
714,286A$325.0k0%no data
Dimensional Fund Advisors LP
697,985A$317.6k106.06%no data
American Century Investment Management Inc
336,059A$152.9k0%no data

Company Information

Aeris Resources Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Aeris Resources Limited
  • Ticker: AIS
  • Exchange: ASX
  • Founded: 2010
  • Industry: Copper
  • Sector: Materials
  • Implied Market Cap: AU$314.380m
  • Shares outstanding: 690.95m
  • Website:


  • Aeris Resources Limited
  • HQ South Tower
  • Suite 2.2
  • Brisbane
  • Queensland
  • 4006
  • Australia


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
AISASX (Australian Securities Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesAUAUDFeb 2011
AISCHIA (Chi-X Australia)YesOrdinary SharesAUAUDFeb 2011

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/09/24 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/09/23 00:00
Annual Earnings2022/06/30

Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.